A Learning Curve…. at Exeter Rum Festival.

A lovely wet and windy day in Exeter at the Rum Festival – what a perfect way to spend the day – indoors learning about Rum, locations, brands, tastes, ranges and history. Many thanks to the Exeter Rum Festival Organisers too. Thanks to Peter Holland from www.thefloatingrumshack.com and that cheeky chappy https://twitter.com/lloyd_bartender Event Photography by www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk (C) 2017

I couldn’t be more impressed with www.Veg-inaBox.com

I couldn’t be more impressed with www.Veg-inaBox.com It was like Christmas opening the chilled box that arrived by carrier. Wow – just WOW! Set to work to shoot this lovely fresh produce with our I.O.Shen Knives. Prep hardly seems like handwork with I.O.Shen on your side! Hope you like the final images – Now to work out the name of the long white thing… I feel like one of those city kids on the Jamie Oliver documentary that can’t tell you what a carrot is unless it’s out of a tin. Many thanks to Julie from www.Veg-inaBox.com Facebook @veginaboxdevon Twitter …

Langham Vineyard Café opening + new vintage launch – Event Photography and Product Shots – Dorset Food & Drink Photographer Richard Budd

Langham Vineyard Café opening + new vintage launch… A new café a new vintage – a new office for me??? By that I mean what a place to take coffee and catch-up on a few emails. – We shot the “Launch Event” then took a few bottles back to the Photography Studio to shoot the pack shots of the Langhams Press and PR. Nip over to taste the brand new 2014 vintages of  three cuvées. Try the food from the wonderful – The Vineyard Café’, headed up by Andrew James Catering. www.andrewjamescateringsolutions.co.uk Directions – Langham Vineyard Café opening + new vintage launch at Langham …

Some days you’ve just got to go with the flow….

I had a shoot with the Bartender – Alexander West. He’s a mixologist with Koh Lounge in Bournemouth, he’s unleashed his creative juices not only to create a range of cocktails for us but by giving us one of the most amusing photo shoots 🙂 You can follow him on Instagram here @alexander.west Here’s the drink shot – Dorset Negroni Then here’s the madness that followed…. for the full story and more about the Dorset Gin head over to https://www.lilliput-gin.com/blogs/mixology Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk (C) 2017

Dorset Moonshine Book Launch…. Dorset’s best bartenders, bars and drinks showcased in new book, Dorset Moonshine

I can’t thank these guys enough – what a great set of talent! This is how the Press Release worked…. Dorset’s best bartenders, bars and drinks showcased in new book, Dorset Moonshine A drinking guide to Dorset’s very best, Dorset Moonshine offers a guide to the county’s best talent in mixology as well as the drinks they create from the spirits of some of the county’s best drinks producers. Moving from one bartender to the next based on where they would recommend, the book provides inspiration for drinking at home or heading out and about for cocktails around the county. Dorset has …

Coffee Pop-up…

Pop=up day at Bear Kat – Bridport Dorset – promoting reusable cups! Simple as that….     Thanks to Bearkat Bistro – http://bearkat.co.uk/ Litter Free Dorset – http://www.litterfreecoastandsea.co.uk/ Origin Coffeeeeeeeeeeeeeee – https://www.origincoffee.co.uk/ Richard Budd Photography – http://www.dorsetfoodanddrinkphotographer.co.uk/ (shameless plug – Dorset Food&Drink Photographer – but you knew that already right?) #salutethereuser #noexcuseforsingleuse # reuserevolution #feelgooddogood #reuseablenotdisposable #BYOcoffeecup #KeepCup #refillrevolution

Shooting for Lilliput Gin – I do love it on the beach – it’s just the “sand and camera gear” that makes to hairs on the back of my neck stand on edge!

I do love it on the beach – it’s just the “sand and camera gear” that makes to hairs on the back of my neck stand on edge! Shooting for Lilliput Gin. We set to work shooting the studio setups, then took the bottles to the beach. It’s amazing how many bottles of Gin (actually water for the shoot) I could have sold on the beach with all the dog walkers approaching me asking about this new product and where it was from and when it becomes available and from where… So here’s a little info for those dog walkers …